Printing the Human Body: How It Works & Where It’s Headed

September 29, 2012 | By

Unless you’ve been living in a cave, you would’ve heard all the rage about 3D printing that’s been dominating the tech world of late. But how many of you have heard about bioprinting? If you’re befuddled by this seemingly made up word, then be assured that it’s very real. What you won’t believe is real is what bioprinting entails – the science behind printing human tissue and organs.

To wrap up any confusion, the folks at PrinterInks created an infographic that looks at the process behind how bioprinting works, as well as the eventual benefits it could have on society.

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Printing the Human Body: How it Works & Where It's Headed

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